8 Things You Need to know About the DOL’s Final Fair Labor Standards Act Ruling

“A fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.”- That’s the goal behind President Obama’s memorandum, which directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to update the current Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime standards back in March 2014. Many Business owners have held a steady breath since the 2014 announcement, and the first proposed revisions experienced a …

Credits + Compliance = Cash (for restaurant owners)

I’ve been in the restaurant industry, in one form or another, for well over 20 years. In that time, I’ve seen some very smart owners make some of the very same mistakes, over and over. There are two issues in particular that I’d like to talk about. In both cases, owners are either leaving money on the table, or inviting …